“As the director of different kinds of clouds, Indra called for the samvartaka. This cloud is invited when there is a need to devastate the whole cosmic manifestation. The samvartaka was ordered by Indra to go over Vrindavana and inundate the whole area with an extensive flood. Demonically, Indra thought himself to be the all-powerful supreme personality.” (Krishna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vol 1, Ch 25)
“Senseless destruction. What was he to gain from it? What was lacking in the heavenly realm that punishing common village people was to fix? He is the king of heaven, is he not? Indra should have had every comfort available to him.
“Yes, I understand that the people of Vrindavana skipped the annual Indra-yajna that year. It wasn’t their idea. No malice; no offense intended. Shri Krishna, the darling son of Nanda Maharaja…
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